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Commemorative Tile (Regeerings Tegel)

From the Collection of Dutch Australian Heritage Centre Victoria 60 Rosstown Road Carnegie Victoria

A small square commemorative tile in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the reign of Queen Wilhelmina. Basically blue, it also features an orange tree with fruit, the Amsterdam city coat of arms and an inscription.
10cm x 10cm
Object Registration
Historical information
This tile was produced in 1938 to honour the 40th anniversary of Queen wilhelmina's succession to the Dutch throne.
When Made
Made By
Koninklyk Goedewagen Gouda (Ceramicits)
Significant because of the Dutch people's connection to their Royal House.
Inscriptions & Markings
On the front: "Regeerings Jubileum Koningin Wilhelmina 1898-1938". (Queen Wihelmina Jubilee 1898-1938).
On the back: "Koninklyk Goedewaagen Gouda" and "NRvGelder&Co Amsterdam".
A hole to enable hanging has been pierced in one corner .
Last updated
7 Mar 2017 at 11:36AM